FILE - In this Oct 23, 2005, file photo a wheelchair sits outside St. Rita's Nursing Home in St. Bernard's Parish, La., after Hurricane Katrina. Nearly seven years after the hurricane exposed the vulnerability of nursing homes, serious shortcomings persist. “We identified many of the same gaps in nursing home preparedness and response,” investigators from the inspector general’s office of the Department of Health and Human Services wrote in the report being released Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

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FILE - In this Oct 23, 2005, file photo a wheelchair sits outside St. Rita's Nursing Home in St. Bernard's Parish, La., after Hurricane Katrina. Nearly seven years after the hurricane exposed the vulnerability of nursing homes, serious shortcomings persist. “We identified many of the same gaps in nursing home preparedness and response,” investigators from the inspector general’s office of the Department of Health and Human Services wrote in the report being released Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
FILE - In this Oct 23, 2005, file photo a wheelchair sits outside St. Rita's Nursing Home in St. Bernard's Parish, La., after Hurricane Katrina. Nearly seven years after the hurricane exposed the vulnerability of nursing homes, serious shortcomings persist. “We identified many of the same gaps in nursing home preparedness and response,” investigators from the inspector general’s office of the Department of Health and Human Services wrote in the report being released Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
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